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Eva Schmelz, PhD

Professor
  • Graduate Program Faculty
  • Scientific Director, Integrated Life Sciences Building
Eva Schmelz
1981 Kraft Drive
1011 Integrated Life Sciences Building
Blacksburg, VA 24061

Molecular and Cellular Science

Cancer prevention

Role of dietary and endogenous sphingolipids in cancer progression and metastasis: molecular mechanisms

Obesity and ovarian cancer

HNFE 5144: Molecular Aspects of Nutrition and Disease
HNFE 5164: Molecular Diet and Cancer
TBMH 5024: Fundamentals of Cancer

  • Chair-past, Research Interest Section Diet and Cancer, American Society for Nutrition, 2009-2010
  • Chair, Research Interest Section Diet and Cancer, American Society for Nutrition, 2008-2009
  • Recognized in ScienceNow, American Institute for Cancer Research newsletter, Summer 2008
  • Chair-Elect, Research Interest Section Diet and Cancer, American Society for Nutrition, 2007-2008

1996, Postdoctoral Fellowship, Emory University
1992, Ph.D., Nutrition and Human Biology, University of Giessen
1983, M.S., Human Nutrition, Justus-Liebig University